Category Archives: West Coast

KEEP Keeps on Keeping On

Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project – KEEP Kaiawhina o te Wahapuu Karamea Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray for KEEP A productive morning by local volunteers working on the Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project (KEEP) on December 8, 2015 … Continue reading

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Posted in Buller District Council, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Historical, Kahurangi National Park, Karamea, Karamea Estuary Enhancement Project, Mountain Biking, Musicians, New Zealand, Paul Murray, Photography, Travel, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rongolians Reunite to Remember Jamie Tillett

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray A small gathering of friends assembled at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand to remember our friend Jamie Tillett, who … Continue reading

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Aussie Artist Arwen Dyer Shoots Karamea

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Australian creative artist and photographer Arwen Dyer came to Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand in July, 2015 as a resident artist at … Continue reading

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LED Technician Pete Jenkins Lights up Rongolia

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand has just reduced its lighting power consumption by over 85% by … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Business, Efficiency, Electricity, Forever Lights, LED Lighting, LivinginPeace Project, New Zealand, Permaculture, Peter Jenkins, Power, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, South Island, Sustainability, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Nuphoria Radio Shows by DJ Marcellus Nealy: Exploring the Art & Science of the Groove

The Nuphoria Radio show is recorded in Tokyo, Japan by DJ Marcellus Nealy exclusively for Karamea Radio 107.5 FM, a small community radio station at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery in the township of Karamea at the top of the West … Continue reading

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Posted in Blues, Funk, Groove, Japan, Jazz, Karamea Radio 107.5 FM, LivinginPeace Project, Marcellus Nealy, New Zealand, Nuphoria, Radio Shows, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, Soul, South Island, Tokyo, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Detox Diaries: Radio Shows by Tim Hawley aka DJ Echo

DJ Echo and DJ Crap decided on a winter detox to cleanse their respective bodies of the toxins of summer excess…as part of this process, DJ Echo embarked on a mission to do an hour radio show with a cup … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, DJ Echo, Karamea Radio, LivinginPeace Project, New Zealand, Radio Shows, Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, South Island, Tim Hawley, West Coast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paul Murray Live on 107.5: The DJ Crap Interviews

As the owner of Rongo Backpacker & Gallery Paul Murray gets to meet a LOT of interesting people. Here are Karamea Radio interviews with a some of them…You’re Welcome! Interview with 2015 LivingInPeace Project Resident Artist Photographer Arwen Dyer: July 21, … Continue reading

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